Previews begin Dec. 22. Opens Dec. 25.

God of Vengeance

New Yiddish Rep revives Sholem Asch’s controversial drama, which ran on Broadway in 1923 and inspired the new Paula Vogel play “Indecent.” In Yiddish, with English supertitles.

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La Mama

Downtown

 

In previews. Opens Dec. 13.

His Royal Hipness Lord Buckley

Jake Broder wrote and stars in this tribute to the mid-century comedian, who drew on bebop rhythms to create an outré countercultural persona.

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59E59

Midtown

In previews. Opens Dec. 11.

In Transit

This new a-cappella musical, directed by Kathleen Marshall and written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan, and Sara Wordsworth, traces the intertwining lives of New York commuters.

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Circle in the Square

Midtown

 

Opens Dec. 14.

Martin Luther on Trial

Fellowship for Performing Arts presents this play by Chris Cragin-Day and Max McLean, in which Luther’s wife defends him against the Devil, and the witnesses include Hitler, Freud, and…

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Pearl

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Dec. 12.

Othello

David Oyelowo plays the title role in Sam Gold’s production of the Shakespeare tragedy, opposite Daniel Craig’s Iago.

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New York Theatre Workshop

Downtown

In previews.

The Present

Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh star in the Sydney Theatre Company production of Andrew Upton’s play, based on an early Chekhov work (known as “Platonov”) and directed by…

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Ethel Barrymore

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Dec. 13.

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

The National Theatre of Scotland stages this immersive musical fable at the home of “Sleep No More,” transforming its speakeasy space, the Heath, into a Scottish pub.

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McKittrick Hotel

Chelsea

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